At-Fault vs. No-Fault States
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At-Fault vs. No-Fault States

The stats don’t lie; California consistently ranks as one of the top states for car accidents and related injuries or fatalities each and every year. If you have recently been involved in an accident in CA or another at-fault state, determining who is to blame or “at fault” in the accident is a crucial step...

Driving Tips for Seniors
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Driving Tips for Seniors

Driving Tips for Seniors As many as 88% of men and 70% of women in their early 70s drive regularly. At the age of 85 or older, 55% of men and 22% of women continue to drive. Seniors today are often committed to remaining independent for as long as possible. Being able to drive to...

Tesla Malfunctions Increasing
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Tesla Malfunctions Increasing

Tesla Malfunctions Increasing Recent increases in malfunctions of the Tesla Autopilot have attracted national attention. Safety concerns led the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to open investigations into its computer system. Reflecting the potential dangers of autonomous vehicles, research shows that Self-Driving Vehicles had more than twice as many crashes as conventional vehicles. Looking at...

Exceptions to Proposition 213
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Exceptions to Proposition 213

How Proposition 213 Affects the Legal Rights of Drivers When California voters passed Proposition 213, also called the Personal Responsibility Act of 1996, they limited the right of uninsured drivers, inebriated drivers, and felons to sue and recover damages for injuries and harm caused by automobile accidents. Before this law was passed, any driver who...

How To Prepare for California Wildfires
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How To Prepare for California Wildfires

How To Prepare for California Wildfires If you’ve spent any time in California, then you know that seasonal fires are no joke. They burn over a million hectares of land per year and destroy thousands of structures. While forest fires aren’t always avoidable, there are still steps that you can take to protect yourself. You...

What to do After a Boating Accident
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What to do After a Boating Accident

What to do After a Boating Accident There are over 5,000 boating accidents nationwide per year, many happening during the summer months, vacation time and holiday season. These may occur more frequently in areas with more lakes and coastlines, such as Michigan, California and Florida, but boating in general carries a significant risk of some...

Back to School: Essential Safety Tips
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Back to School: Essential Safety Tips

Back to School: Essential Safety Tips The start of a new school year is an optimistic and exciting time. To keep it positive and create only good memories, it’s important to be aware of the season’s risks, especially hazardous situations on California roads. If you or your loved ones are involved in an accident, you...

Are Parents Liable for Their Children’s Damages?
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Are Parents Liable for Their Children’s Damages?

Are Parents Liable for Their Children’s Damages? Parents have a duty to care for their child, which also entails watching over them, and preventing them from harm or causing harm to another. It is the parent’s responsibility to ensure their child is always safe. Many people are unaware that when a minor causes injury to...

Is Small Claims Court Your Best Option?
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Is Small Claims Court Your Best Option?

Is Small Claims Court Your Best Option? Small claims court is a place to settle cases that involve small amounts of money. In California, the maximum settlement allowed is $10,000. If you have been wronged or feel like someone has taken advantage of you, this is the place to settle your case. In many instances,...

When Should You Settle Your Personal Injury Case?
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When Should You Settle Your Personal Injury Case?

When Should You Settle Your Personal Injury Case? You may often ask yourself or your case manager, “When it’s a good time to wrap up my case?”. And any good case manager will tell you the truth — there is no set-in-stone timeline for settling a personal injury case. However, there are some factors to...